The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 199 210 187
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 39 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 21
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +20 15 £40,000 -23.80%
Devon - 12 £57,500 -
Bristol -11 8 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Somerset +19 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (59.42%) Red Hat
3 37 (53.62%) MySQL
3 37 (53.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (50.72%) Puppet
4 35 (50.72%) Apache
5 31 (44.93%) VMware
5 31 (44.93%) Bash Shell
6 28 (40.58%) Tomcat
7 27 (39.13%) CentOS
8 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (36.23%) LAMP
9 25 (36.23%) Shell Script
10 24 (34.78%) ITIL
11 22 (31.88%) Firewall
12 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
12 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (28.99%) Web Services
14 19 (27.54%) Cisco
15 16 (23.19%) Windows
16 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (21.74%) DevOps
17 13 (18.84%) Ruby
17 13 (18.84%) SQL
17 13 (18.84%) Migration
17 13 (18.84%) Fedora
17 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
17 13 (18.84%) Citrix
18 12 (17.39%) IBM

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (50.72%) Apache
2 28 (40.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) nginx
5 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) Firewall
2 8 (11.59%) DNS
3 6 (8.70%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) NAS
4 5 (7.25%) Internet
5 3 (4.35%) SSH
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) Broadband
7 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.59%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (14.49%) Games
2 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) LAMP
2 20 (28.99%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) libvirt
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (53.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (39.13%) CentOS
4 16 (23.19%) Windows
5 13 (18.84%) Fedora
6 11 (15.94%) Solaris
7 9 (13.04%) UNIX
8 8 (11.59%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.35%) VMS
11 2 (2.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.90%) HPUX
11 2 (2.90%) SUSE
11 2 (2.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (21.74%) DevOps
3 13 (18.84%) Migration
4 9 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.70%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) Open Source
7 5 (7.25%) Time Management
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.45%) Release Management
9 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) Bash Shell
2 25 (36.23%) Shell Script
3 13 (18.84%) Ruby
3 13 (18.84%) SQL
4 11 (15.94%) Python
5 9 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.90%) SCSA
2 2 (2.90%) RHCA
3 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) KVM
2 10 (14.49%) XenApp
3 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.59%) Xen
4 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.90%) oVirt
5 2 (2.90%) GFS2
5 2 (2.90%) NFS
5 2 (2.90%) Samba
5 2 (2.90%) Squid
5 2 (2.90%) Docker
5 2 (2.90%) RHEV
5 2 (2.90%) Gluster
5 2 (2.90%) Varnish
6 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (50.72%) Puppet
2 15 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (14.49%) Vagrant
4 5 (7.25%) Nagios
5 4 (5.80%) Capistrano
6 3 (4.35%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.90%) Pacemaker
7 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.90%) Ansible
7 2 (2.90%) SELinux
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Red Hat
2 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 19 (27.54%) Cisco
4 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 12 (17.39%) IBM
6 10 (14.49%) Google
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle
7 8 (11.59%) Sun
8 6 (8.70%) NetApp
9 4 (5.80%) HP
9 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
10 3 (4.35%) Dell
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) Nokia
12 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.45%) Juniper
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